Following a restructure within our Learning & Development (L&D) team we are excited to be recruiting for a part-time Learning & Development Trainer. You will report and be fully supported by the Deputy Learning & Development Manager and be accountability for the design and delivery of the classroom based training to meet the L&D needs of our Children’s Homes, Young Adult Provision and Foundation teams.  

A benefit of being a Trainer with Prior’s Court is being based in one location and have the ability to arrange your hours to suit you and your trainees who work a combination of shifts - Early, Late, weekend and night shifts. 

This is a hybrid role requiring onsite and the option of some WFH flexibility when schedule allows.

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Key job information:

Salary: Up to £24,000k FTE (£14,400) (dependent on qualifications and experience)
Hours: 22.5 hours per week flexible over 5 days a week with occasional weekend working, early starts and late finishes. 52 weeks per year.
Contract type Permanent - Part time
Job description: Learning & Development Trainer Job Description
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About Prior's Court

Prior's Court was set up by Founding Patron Dame Stephanie Shirley, whose vision of a centre of excellence for children with autism became reality with the opening of Prior's Court School in 1999. We have since grown to support around 90 young people with autism aged between 5-25 years with the opening of Prior's Court Young Adult Provision in 2011.

Since opening, our support team has grown from around 20 to 500 and we have built a reputation as a leading edge educational, vocational, and residential facility for young people with autism. We are situated on 50 acres of parkland with various facilities including accommodation for our young people, a school with a wide range of facilities and offices.

The role of Learning & Development Trainer

This opportunity would require a background from the Health & Social Care environment combined with the design and delivery of face-to-face training. In addition, we are looking for you to have a working knowledge of autism and challenging behaviour.

This position lends itself to someone who has a flexible approach to hours, enjoys working within a small supportive team where accountability, excellent organisational and time management skills would be a key part of the role. 

Outlined below are some of the day to day accountabilities :-

  • Design and delivery of face-to-face training focussing on Prior’s Court, Autism, Positive Behaviour Support and other Health & Social Care topics such as Mental Capacity Act, Deprivation of Liberties, Infection Control, Safeguarding, Safe Use of Meds, GDPR etc.
  • Working collaboratively with internal/external trainers and subject matter experts to agree course content and formats.
  • Work with agreed budgets ensuring value for money and return on investment.
  • Contribute to regular reports on activities for Management & Leadership Teams

This position is 22.5 hours per week, across 5 days with occasional weekend working, early starts and late finishes based on trainee needs with some hybrid working onsite and WFH working pattern when able.

Read more in the job description.


We aim to make all staff feel valued and supported with training and a competitive salary along with providing the knowledge and skills needed to do a great job. Find out more about the benefits we offer. 

How to apply

Read through the application documents below, then complete an application form. Someone from the recruitment team will be in touch with you within 3 working days. 

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Contact us about this role

t: 01635 247202

e: [email protected]

All positions at Prior’s Court are subject to a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check, references and receipt of the appropriate Right to Work documents.

Prior’s Court Foundation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Prior’s Court is proud to be an equal opportunities employer and we actively seek and embrace differences in thinking, experience, ethnicity, age, gender, faith, personalities and styles.

The different skills, experiences and backgrounds our employees bring to their roles create a workforce as diverse and individual as the young people we support and makes Prior’s Court a special place to work.

We strive for an inclusive environment where employees feel safe, engaged and supported to make a difference.

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